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anytime soon? i'll be back with the answer soon. >> terrifying moments for passengers on board an amtrak train headed from oakland to bakersfield. a big rig slammed into a train injuring at least 20 passengers. it a happened in the kings county after the train made a scheduled stop. >> it was shaking and you knew something was wrong. >> that man and 170 others on board felt the impact when a tractor-trailer loaded with cotton debris slammed into train this afternoon. the train kept rolling along the track and then two passenger coaches and locomotive derailed. >> we hit something and the girl across from me flew across the seated into my lap. >> rescuers found pieces of truck inside the train cars, luggage and other items from the train littered the farmland alongside the tracks. >> i seen people with broken arms and broken legs. scratches on their backs. elaborates looking like dirt balls, dirt in their ears. >> some witnesses say the automated gates at the crossing were down when the train passed. >> initially from witnesses, they say the arms weren't down but as you know we will do an
. >> terrifying moments for passengers on board an amtrak train headed from oakland to bakersfield. a big rig slammed into a train injuring at least 20 passengers. it a happened in the kings county after the train made a scheduled stop. >> it was shaking and you knew something was wrong. >> that man and 170 others on board felt the impact when a tractor-trailer loaded with cotton debris slammed into train this afternoon. the train kept rolling along the track and then two passenger coaches and locomotive derailed. >> we hit something and the girl across from me flew across the seated into my lap. >> rescuers found pieces of truck inside the train cars, luggage and other items from the train littered the farmland alongside the tracks. >> i seen people with broken arms and broken legs. scratches on their backs. elaborates looking like dirt balls, dirt in their ears. >> some witnesses say the automated gates at the crossing were down when the train passed. >> initially from witnesses, they say the arms weren't down but as you know we will do an extensive investigation to determine that. >> the t
of the second crash that happened 17 miles northeast of the afternoon crash, the amtrak train crash. that train left this oakland amtrak station at 7:30 this morning. now it was just about an hour away from its bakersfield destination when that crash happened. a semi tractor-trailer rig plowing into the side of the tra train leaving that train in a piece of metal. it is equipped with warning lines and gates and the mechanical arms at that crossing were down and in good working order at the time of the crash. dozens of people were hurt but no serious injuries among the 169 passengers and four crew members on board. we spoke with a man who said he almost took that train and we talked with passengers who were on board describing it as quite the squacare. >> i thought a bomb went off. today's day in age, you just wonder. i got this force on the side of my head and my arm. and it knocked me sideways to my left and covered in dirt and insulation and you couldn't see anything. >> i feel blessed. i feel like god had a hand in it absolutely. it wouldn't do me good to be stranded any way. this is a bette
been found to contain arsenic, and even rat poison. >>> a new report finds amtrak employees are failing drug and alcohol tests at a much higher rate than the rest of the rail industry. the audit from amtrak's office of inspector general found amtrak employees are failing the test at a 51% higher rate than the industry average. the majority of employees who fail drug tests tested positive for marijuana and cocaine. >>> governor brown is green lighting forms to red light cameras. he signed a new law that sets uniform standards for red light cameras. they must be installed at locations to ensure safety, not for cities to raise revenues. warning signs must be posted within 200 feet of a camera and it will be easier for drivers to challenge tickets. palo alto state senator joe siminian authored the legislation. >>> for the second year the governor is vitoing a bill that would raise the fine for illegal use of cell phones. it would increase the base fine from $20 to $30. governor brown says he believes the current fines and penalties which can get as high as 33 sixes are already a powerful de
was with his little brother on that terrible day when the two-year-old got killed by an amtrak train as he tried to cross the tracks with a sitter. his mother, nicole, was devastated at the time. now she holds back tears as she crosses the bridge named after her son. >> a lot to take in right now. >> this is a bridge that's designed for pedestrian and bicyclists and among the first to cross is this woman. she said she used to pedal her son across the tracks throw games of the week. >> dangerous, right? >> very dangerous. any seven-year-old was let's go around, don't go over the track and i would say, okay. >> she's relieved for this new crossing. and along with the new bridge a shiny new fence has been installed to block people from walking over the train tracks here. so now that we have the pedestrian bridge, people can -- we are trying to funnel people into using the bridge. >> following the accident that killed little alexander, his family decided to leave san jose and now call fresno their home. though the death of the young child proved to be very difficult to handle, alexander's fami
on that terrible day when the two-year-old got killed by an amtrak train as he tried to cross the tracks with a sitter. his mother, nicole, was devastated at the time. now she holds back tears as she crosses the bridge named after her son. >> a lot to take in right now. >> this is a bridge that's designed for pedestrians and bicyclists and among the first to cross is this woman. she said she used to pedal her son across the tracks throw games of the week. >> dangerous, right? >> very dangerous. any seven-year-old was let's go around, don't go over the track and i would say, okay. >> she's relieved for this new crossing. and along with the new bridge a shiny new fence has been installed to block people from walking over the train tracks here. so now that we have the pedestrian brick, we have to have fencing to keep people from walking there. we are trying to funnel people into using the bridge. >> following the accident that killed little alexander, his family decided to leave san jose and now call fresno their home. though the death of the young child proved to be very difficult to handl
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